Ken Gillgren

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The Future of Organizational Management: Ecological Systems Thinking

<i>By Victor Hwang</i><p>Management thinking is in a rut. This is a harsh thing to say, but it must be said. Despite all the great brainpower being applied, …

Innovation

A Brave and Startling Truth: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Reads Maya Angelou’s Stunning Humanist Poem That Flew to Space, Inspired by Carl Sagan

“Out of such chaos, of such contradiction / We learn that we are neither devils nor divines…”<p>The second annual <i>Universe in Verse</i> — a celebration of science through poetry, and a voice of resistance against the assault on nature — opened with the poem “A Brave and Startling Truth” by <b>Maya Angelou</b> …

Literature

I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye

Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom.<p>I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have …

Michael Jackson

FREE ERIC KIM Lightroom Classic CC Presets 2018

Dear friend,<p>As a present, here are some new ERIC KIM LIGHTROOM CLASSIC CC PRESETS 2018 for you!<p>What’s new?<p>With the new Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, …

Tutorials

Beginner to Expert: The Ultimate 50 Street Photography Tips for You

My goal of this blog is to share my experience of learning Street Photography myself. Along this road, I wrote many long-form articles on certain …

Street Photography

RBHS BLOC Party

Twitter's young activists are chasing power players 140 characters at a time

Advertisers left Fox News’ Laura Ingraham in droves last week after Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg encouraged a boycott of the conservative talk-show host. As major companies began pulling out—forcing Ingraham to fill air time with Ad Council spots (filler for unsold ad space)—Ingraham …

Social Media

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

In 2000, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Kamilah Forbes shared a moment of intense pain. Their friend and former classmate Prince Jones had been shot to death by a police officer in Virginia. Mr. Coates wrote in his 2015 book “Between the World and Me” that after learning the news he dropped off his infant …

Books

When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity?

After the abolition of slavery, Britain paid millions in compensation – but every penny of it went to slave owners, and nothing to those they enslaved. We must stop overlooking the brutality of British history. By Kris Manjapra<p>On 3 August 1835, somewhere in the City of London, two of Europe’s most …

Black History

Rainier Beach Updates Its Neighborhood Plan

The Seattle City Council passed a Rainier Beach Neighborhood Plan Update, among many other things at a busy September 26th meeting. The plan focuses …

Ken Burns to Stanford Grads: Trump Is "an Insult to Our History"

President Hennessy, members of the Board of Trustees, distinguished faculty and staff, proud and relieved parents, calm and serene grandparents, …

Why I'm Writing Captain America

And why it scares the hell out of me<p>Two years ago I began taking up the childhood dream of writing comics. To say it is more difficult than it looks is to commit oneself to criminal understatement. Writers don’t write comics so much as they draw them with words. Everything has to be shown, a fact I …

10 things you need to know today: February 22, 2018

1.<p>Students, parents push for gun control in meeting with Trump<p>Survivors of school shootings and relatives of victims met with President Trump on …

10 things you need to know today: February 16, 2018

1.<p>8,000 attend vigil honoring victims of Florida school shooting<p>About 8,000 people attended a vigil in Parkland, Florida, Thursday night to mourn the …

10 things you need to know today: February 15, 2018

1.<p>Gunman kills 17 with semiautomatic rifle at South Florida school<p>A gunman police identified as an ex-student opened fire with an AR-15 semiautomatic …

10 things you need to know today: February 7, 2018

1.<p>Trump says he'd 'love to see a shutdown' as Congress nears spending deal<p>President Trump said Tuesday he would "love to see a shutdown" of the …

10 things you need to know today: February 5, 2018

1.<p>Eagles beat Patriots 41-33 for first Super Bowl win<p>The Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl LII in …

10 things you need to know today: February 1, 2018

1.<p>FBI feuds with House Intelligence Committee chair over secret memo's release<p>In a rare public statement, the FBI said it has "grave concerns about …

10 things you need to know today: January 29, 2018

1.<p>Lawmakers warn Trump immigration demands could sink deal<p>Lawmakers in both parties on Sunday indicated that President Trump's demand to sharply cut …

The Follower Factory

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

Social Media

10 things you need to know today: January 27, 2018

1.<p>Trump tells Davos America is 'open for business'<p>President Trump brought his "America First" message to the World Economic Forum in Davos, …

10 things you need to know today: January 26, 2018

1.<p>Report: Trump tried to fire Mueller; Trump says, 'Fake news!'<p>President Trump ordered the firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller in June, but …

10 things you need to know today: January 25, 2018

1.<p>DOJ feud with 'sanctuary' cities escalates<p>The Justice Department threatened to subpoena 23 "sanctuary" cities, counties, and states if they fail to …

10 things you need to know today: January 24, 2018

1.<p>Mueller seeks to interview Trump in coming weeks<p>Special Counsel Robert Mueller is pushing to question President Trump in coming weeks about his …

10 things you need to know today: January 22, 2018

1.<p>Government shutdown enters third day as negotiations continue<p>The Senate adjourned Sunday without a deal on ending a partial government shutdown, …

10 things you need to know today: January 21, 2018

1.<p>Hundreds of thousands rally for Women's March<p>The Women's March returned for a second year Saturday as hundreds of thousands of women rallied in …

Read Sen. Jeff Flake's speech criticizing Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to rebuke President Donald Trump for his repeated attacks on the media. Read Flake's speech as it was prepared for delivery:<p>Mr. President, near the beginning of the document that made us free, our Declaration of Independence, …

Fake News

Civil-Rights Protests Have Never Been Popular

Activists can’t persuade their contemporaries—they’re aiming at the next generation.<p>One common response to the national anthem protests originated by Colin Kaepernick is to disparage them as polarizing. Joe Scarborough, host of <i>Morning Joe</i>, summed up this particular critique in a tweet last …

5 Essential Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is not possible without composition– don’t miss out on these 5 essential photography composition tips:DOWNLOAD PDFPDF: 5 PHOTOGRAPHY …

Street Photography